# Samsung Logical Reasoning Papers 2015

Posted on :02-02-2016

**Section 1**:

**Directions: Questions 1-5**:

**An 8X8 chess board is given such that the 4 squares at the centre are colored black. Rest of the board is kept as it is.**

**Q1) How many white squares are there on the board?**

a) 28

b) 30

c) 32

d) 34

**Q2) How many squares can be formed such that the 4 squares in the middle are not a part of it?**

a) 204

b) 214

c) 120

d) 0

**Q3) What is the ratio of number of black squares to number of white squares?**

a) 17:15

b) 1:1

c) 5:3

d) none of these

**Q4) The probability that a weight is picked among 5 weights of 1 kg, 2 kg, 3 kg and 4 kg is proportional to its weight. What is the probability that a randomly chosen weight is either 2 kg or 4 kg?**

a) 1

b) 0.5

c) 0.6

d) 0.4

**Q5) The ratio of boys and girls in a school is 370:356, and that of teachers to boys is 105:37. If the number of girls in school is 6764, how many teachers are there in the school?**

a) 6764

b) 19950

c) 20292

d) 20342

**Directions 16-19:**

**Answer the questions on the basis of the following information given.**

**Q6) If Indian cricket team has scored 320 runs, how many runs have Dhoni and Kohli scored in total?**

a) 150

b) 160

c) 132

d) 144

**Q7) If yuvraj has scored 108 runs, how many 4â€™s and 6â€™s has he hit?**

a) 2,3

b) 4,6

c) 6,6

d) cannot be determined

**Q8) If yuvraj has scored 108 runs, how many 4 and 6 has Dhoni hit?**

a) 2,4

b) 3,6

c) 3,3

d) 4,5

**Q9) If yuvraj has scored 108 runs, how many runs Indian team has scored in total?**

a) 320

b) 300

c) 360

d) cannot be determined

**Directions for questions 10-23:**

**These questions are based on concept of divisibility and Permutation and Combination.**

**Q10) How many 5 digit numbers can be formed with digits 0,1,3,5 and 4 when repetition of digits is not allowed?**

a) 120

b) 96

c) 72

d) 144

**Q11) How many 5 digit numbers can be formed with digits 0,1,3,5 and 4 when repetition of digits is not allowed, such that the number formed is divisible by 4?**

a) 0

b) 6

c) 42

d) cannot be determined

**Q12) How many 5 digit numbers can be formed with digits 0,1,3,5 and 4 when repetition of digits is not allowed, such that the number formed is divisible by 3,9 as well as 27?**

a) 0

b) 6

c) 24

d) cannot be determined

**Q13) How many 4 digit numbers can be formed with digits 0,1,3,5 and 4 when repetition of digits is not allowed, such that the number formed is divisible by 11?**

a) 12

b) 13

c) 14

d) 15

**Q14) If 24% of 395 is y, then what is 360% of 79 is**

a) y

b) 2y

c) 3y

d) 3.5 y

**Q15) How many throws of a fair dice are needed to make the probability of all 6s less than 0.02?**

a) 4

b) 5

c) 2

d) 3

**Section 2:**

**Logical Reasoning (25 questions in 25 minutes)**

**Directions 16-20:**

**Answer the questions on the basis of following statements.**

A, B, C, D and E stay in London, Kolkata, Delhi, Colombo and Chandigarh, not necessarily in the same order. Three of them own a BMW, one Mercedes and one Audi. The person with Audi stays in Chandigarh. A and C often meet in either As or Cs house and come in the same car. D is a spy who found out that their meeting point is Delhi. The spy and E do not have an Audi. E stays in Colombo. D car is different form that of A and C. A and D have never travelled outside India.

**Q16) Where does D stay?**

a) Delhi

b) Kolkata

c) Chandigarh

d) London

**Q17) Which of the following is not true?**

a) A has a BMW

b) B has an Audi

c) C stays in London

d) B stays in Kolkata

**Q18) Which of these combinations is not correct?**

a) Delhi-BMW

b) C-London

c) B-BMW

d) E-Colombo

**Q19) Which car does Down?**

a) Mercedes

b) BMW

c) Audi

d) none of the above

**Q20) Is there a superfluous statement given?**

a) Yes

b) No

c) Uncertain

d) none of the above

**Directions 21-25:**

**Answer the following questions based on the information given below.**

**A cube of side 8 inch is cut into 64 similar pieces of 8X1X1. Before cutting into pieces, the cube was colored blue on all the faces.**

**Q21) How many smaller cubes are formed?**

a) 8

b) 64

c) 512

d) none of the above

**Q22) How many smaller cubes are colored on exactly three faces?**

a) 8

b) 16

c) 24

d) 18

**Q23) How many smaller cubes are colored on exactly two faces?**

a) 0

b) 2

c) 18

d) 36

**Q24) How many smaller cubes are colored on exactly at most one face?**

a) 0

b) 2

c) 18

d) 36

**Q25) How many smaller cubes are colored on exactly four faces?**

a) 0

b) 2

c) 4

d) 8

**Q26) Complete the series: 2,2,3,4,6,9,14,_________**

a) 19

b) 22

c) 25

d) 44

**Q27) Complete the series: 2.5,12.5,30.5, 56.5, _________**

a) 90.5

b) 67.5

c) 82.5

d) 103.5

**Q28) According to Shalu, word will end on 21st December 2012. If 9th November 2010 was Sunday, what will the day when world comes to an end according to shalu?**

a) Sunday

b) Friday

c) Wednesday

d) Thursday

**Q29) Which of the following will come in place of the question mark?**

**AZ BY ? DW**

a) EX

b) DU

c) CX

d) EV

**Q30) Raghu was facing towards east and doing Surya Namskar. His father called him from his right. He went to his father and then his mother called him from his back to get some grocery from shop. He turned to his left and went to the shop. In which direction is shop from his house?**

a) East

b) North-east

c) South

d) West

**Directions 31-33:**

Five books of History, Geography, Sociology, English and Mathematics with weights 4kg, 4kg, 6 kg, 2 kg and 2.3 kg, respectively, are placed on a shelve. The first priority is given to their weight and second priority to the dictionary value of initial of subject of book. The highest priority book is kept at bottom and so on.

**Q31) Which book will be at the top?**

a) English

b) History

c) Mathematics

d) Sociology

**Q32) Which book will be in the middle of stack?**

a) English

b) History

c) Mathematics

d) Sociology

**Q33) If the highest priority book is kept at top, at which place from bottom will Geography book be kept?**

a) 2nd

b) 3rd

c) 4th

d) at the bottom

**Q34) There are three committees, each having 3 members. A is a part of all three. B, C and D are part of two of them. What can be the maximum number of committees of which E can be a part of?**

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) none of these

**Q35) In the previous question, if each committee can have 4 members, then what can be the maximum number of committees of which E can be a part of?**

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) none of these

**Q36. Amravati is wife of only son of my fathers daughters mother. Who is me to Amravati?**

a) wife

b) daughter-in-law

c) daughter

d) none of these

**Q37) Find the next part of the sequence.**

**AB, EC, ID, OF,_____**

a) PG

b) UG

c) VR

d) TU

**Q38) The midpoints of two sides of an equilateral triangle are joined to form another small equilateral triangle. What will be the ratio of radii of in circle of smaller triangle to that of original triangle?**

a) 1:4

b) 1:3

c) equal

d) none of these

**Q39) Find the next number.**

**108, 270064, 125000216, ___________**

a) 343000729

b) 289000512

c) 343000512

d) none of these

**Q40) A, B and C are overweight and have weights more than 100 kg. D, E and F are obese and have weights more than 140 kg. What is the minimum weight they have if all of them have integral and different weights?**

a) 720 kg

b) 726 kg

c) 723 kg

d) 732 kg